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News.com.au
Drought-hit Sri Lankans struggle for workof money owed in formal loans has not increased, indicating that families are t
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
of money owed in formal loans has not increased, indicating that families are turning to informal lenders for credit," the WFP survey said. Gunathileka said he was thinking of using the deeds to his paddy rice land as collateral and seeking a... Read more
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Weekly Times
Drought-hit Sri Lankans struggle for workof money owed in formal loans has not increased, indicating that families are t
Weekly Times / Posted 5 hours ago
of money owed in formal loans has not increased, indicating that families are turning to informal lenders for credit," the WFP survey said. Gunathileka said he was thinking of using the deeds to his paddy rice land as collateral and seeking a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Drought-hit Sri Lankans struggle for workof money owed in formal loans has not increased, indicating that families are t
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
of money owed in formal loans has not increased, indicating that families are turning to informal lenders for credit," the WFP survey said. Gunathileka said he was thinking of using the deeds to his paddy rice land as collateral and seeking a... Read more
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Mashable
Fight hunger while you play mobile games this weekevery Oct. 16 about global hunger and the fight to end it, Google Play is joini
Mashable / Posted 11 hours ago
every Oct. 16 about global hunger and the fight to end it, Google Play is joining forces with the World Food Programme (WFP), the food assistance branch of the United Nations. Through Google Play's first-ever "charity collection" of 12 featured... Read more
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Gulf News
Second food bank opens in DubaiDisplaced Persons), the FAO said on its website.Abdulla Al Wardat, country dire
Gulf News / Posted 17 hours ago
Displaced Persons), the FAO said on its website.Abdulla Al Wardat, country director, World Food Programme, GCC, said the WFP supports the UAE Food Bank’s goal of “reducing food waste to zero.”“We look forward to further cooperation in the future... Read more
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DW
UN: Number of starving has increased |for her starving child in Somalia. UN hunger target in jeopardy To mark World
DW / Posted yesterday
for her starving child in Somalia. UN hunger target in jeopardy To mark World Food Day, the World Food Programme (WFP) is calling for urgent action to reverse the recent surge in hunger levels and to protect those most vulnerable to... Read more
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Business Wire
The World’s Most Expensive Plate of Foodto improve lives and end the cycle of poverty. Our commitment to deliver 100 mi
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
to improve lives and end the cycle of poverty. Our commitment to deliver 100 million meals, and our partnership with WFP, will help bring closer a world free of hunger.” Every day, 815 million people go hungry. Other WFP research supported... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Drew Glover: United Nations Day brings refugee crisis awarenessNations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the many other U.N. agencies
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the many other U.N. agencies. One example is The Word Food Programme (WFP) feeds 90 million people in 80 countries every year. Another is the U.N.’s programs for women promote maternal and child... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Knorr Remembers the Hungry On World Food Dayon Twitter, Facebook and on Instagram, Knorr will donate the equivalent of one
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
on Twitter, Facebook and on Instagram, Knorr will donate the equivalent of one meal via the World Food Programme (WFP). Knorr is passionate about making good nutrition available for all and wants to give you our customers the opportunity... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Relief Aid Saves Lives, but World Must Tackle Conflictsnot dealt with the one major root cause of these food crises: conflict.” Some 8
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
not dealt with the one major root cause of these food crises: conflict.” Some 80 per cent of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) funding is going to areas affected by conflict. Around 60 per cent of the 815 million people suffering from hunger today... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Govt Afford to Increase Old Persons Grants?so they have instead become part of the One UN Joint Programme on Social Protec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
so they have instead become part of the One UN Joint Programme on Social Protection with three UN Agencies (UNICEF, WFP and ILO) and funded by four bilateral donors (UK, Sweden, Netherlands and Ireland). But there is also discussion about... Read more
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Lake Cowichan Gazette
WFP steps up with $250K to bring BC Forest Discovery Centre into 21st centuryexhibit designed to educate the public about modern innovation in forestry on t
Lake Cowichan Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
exhibit designed to educate the public about modern innovation in forestry on the B.C. coast. Western Forest Products (WFP), TimberWest and the Truck Loggers Association (TLA) are the project’s first major sponsors. Western announced Thursday... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN agencies launch cholera immunization campaignUNHCR’s Government counterpart, the Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
UNHCR’s Government counterpart, the Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission (RRRC), will lead preparedness activities with UNHCR in coordination with partners, including UNICEF, IOM, WHO and the World Food Programme (WFP).ends ©... Read more
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New Kerala
Amid 'critical' resource shortage, UN agency cuts food rations for refugees in Kenya - newkerala news #278421reduce the amount of food given to the refugees only six months after we resume
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
reduce the amount of food given to the refugees only six months after we resumed full rations," said World Food Programme (WFP) Representative and Country Director Annalisa Conte in a statement. Overall, refugees living in Dadaab and Kakuma camps... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugees in Kakuma Camp to Skip Meals As Food Rations HalvedMore than 420,000 refugees at Kakuma refugee camp in Turkana County face hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
More than 420,000 refugees at Kakuma refugee camp in Turkana County face hunger after the World Food Programme (WFP) halved food rations at the beginning of October. It is a double tragedy at the camp as more than 400 refugees were diagnosed with... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Drone Footage Captures Scale of Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis in Bangladesh. Credit – UN World Food Programme via Storyfulincreased 10 times, from 30,000 to 300,000, as a result of the influx. This vid
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
increased 10 times, from 30,000 to 300,000, as a result of the influx. This video includes drone footage of the camp, along with some of the people affected and WFP Executive Director, David Beasley. Credit: UN World Food Programme vi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speech At High-Level Panel Discussion At the UN Human Rights Council On Human Rightstarget efforts on priority areas, and access strategic policy support. In coll
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
target efforts on priority areas, and access strategic policy support. In collaboration with other UNDG entities, UNDP, WFP, and UNICEF have prepared a reference guide for UNCTs on mainstreaming the SDGs into national agendas, with tools for... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Boris Johnson: UK Investors Ready To Turn Libya Into Dubai After "They Clear The Dead Bodies Away"catastrophe. In an updated situation report on Libya issued last summer, the Un
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
catastrophe. In an updated situation report on Libya issued last summer, the United Nation's World Food Program (WFP) published some shocking numbers on Libya's post NATO intervention chaos: Civilians in Libya continue to suffer as a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Relief Operation in Dominica Going in the Right Directioncautioning at the same time that there will certainly be major challenges ahead
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
cautioning at the same time that there will certainly be major challenges ahead.He explained that the World Food Programme (WFP), working with the Government, has distributed 60 metric tonnes of food last week to about 30,000 people, which is about... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN urges support amid massive Rohingya influxto rally international support to help ease the humanitarian crisis, the Execut
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
to rally international support to help ease the humanitarian crisis, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, met refugee families in the new settlements in the Cox's Bazar area of Bangladesh, and reiterated the... Read more
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Gulf News
Air bridge set up to aid Rohingya refugeescleansing.With the refugees in desperate need of food, shelter and medical help
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
cleansing.With the refugees in desperate need of food, shelter and medical help, the head of UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) on Sunday made an urgent appeal for more help.Speaking to Gulf News during a visit to the International Humanitarian... Read more
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Eye Witness News
World Food Programme cuts rations for refugees in Kenyathe next six months. “An abrupt halt to food assistance would be devastating f
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
the next six months. “An abrupt halt to food assistance would be devastating for the refugees, most of whom rely fully on WFP for their daily meals,” said Annalisa Conte, the top WFP official in Kenya. The funding shortfall comes six months after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crisis in School Meals Financing for West & Central Africa Puts Young Generation At Risk, WFP WarnsAltogether, WFP's regional programme faces an US$76 million funding gap, the ag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Altogether, WFP's regional programme faces an US$76 million funding gap, the agency warned as experts were meeting in Montreal for an annual forum on child nutrition DAKAR, Senegal, September 18, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- More than 1.5... Read more
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EuroNews
World Food Programme cuts rations for refugees in Kenyathe next six months. “An abrupt halt to food assistance would be devastating fo
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
the next six months. “An abrupt halt to food assistance would be devastating for the refugees, most of whom rely fully on WFP for their daily meals,” said Annalisa Conte, the top WFP official in Kenya. The funding shortfall comes six months after... Read more
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Reuters
World Food Programme cuts rations for refugees in Kenyathe next six months. “An abrupt halt to food assistance would be devastating f
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
the next six months. “An abrupt halt to food assistance would be devastating for the refugees, most of whom rely fully on WFP for their daily meals,” said Annalisa Conte, the top WFP official in Kenya. The funding shortfall comes six months after... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
World Food Program seeks 75 million dollars for Rohingya crisisThis is a deplorable situation. This is as bad as it gets. We need $75 million
Bdnews24.com / Posted 15 days ago
This is a deplorable situation. This is as bad as it gets. We need $75 million for the next six months," David Beasley, WFP executive director, told reporters after visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh near the Myanmar border. "I say we can end... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World Food Programme seeks US$75m for Rohingya crisisCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: The World Food Programme (WFP) appealed on Sunday for
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: The World Food Programme (WFP) appealed on Sunday for 75 million dollars in emergency aid over the next six months to help alleviate the suffering of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar. Since Aug 25, hundreds of... Read more
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The Economic Times
World Food Program seeks 75 million dollars for Rohingya crisisThis is a deplorable situation. This is as bad as it gets. We need 75 million f
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
This is a deplorable situation. This is as bad as it gets. We need 75 million for the next six months," David Beasley, WFP executive director, told reporters after visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh near the Myanmar border. "I say we can end... Read more
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Reuters
World Food Program seeks 75 million dollars for Rohingya crisisCOX‘S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The World Food Program (WFP) appealed on Su
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
COX‘S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The World Food Program (WFP) appealed on Sunday for 75 million dollars in emergency aid over the next six months to help alleviate the suffering of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar. Since August 25th,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
World must step up Rohingya aid - UN food programme chiefWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needed 75 million dollars (£56m) in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need... Read more
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The Economic Times
Head of UN food agency says world must step up Rohingya aidor risk "a massive catastrophic disaster." David Beasley, head of the U.N.'s W
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
or risk "a massive catastrophic disaster." David Beasley, head of the U.N.'s World Food Programme, said Sunday that the WFP needs $75 million in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. More than half a million... Read more
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Irish Examiner
World must step up Rohingya aid - UN food programme chiefWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needed 75 million dollars (€64m) in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need... Read more
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CBS News
World must step up Rohingya aid, head of UN food agency saysWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needs $75 million in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need support from... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Head of UN food agency says world must step up Rohingya aidWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needs $75 million in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need support from... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Head of UN food agency says world must step up Rohingya aidWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needs $75 million in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need support from... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Head of UN food agency says world must step up Rohingya aidWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
The Middletown Press / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needs $75 million in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need support from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Head of UN food agency says world must step up Rohingya aidWorld Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kut
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
World Food Programme, said after observing a handout of food to refugees at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar. He said the WFP needs $75 million in the next five to six months to meet current and anticipated food needs. "We need support from... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
This Woman's Life Mission Is To Take On World Hunger— the largest organization in the world when it comes to fighting hunger. "I w
KGTV San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
— the largest organization in the world when it comes to fighting hunger. "I was the first person of color to lead the WFP," Cousin said. "... When you're in sub-Saharan Africa or India, then you're talking about black and brown people around... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
This Woman's Life Mission Is To Take On World Hunger— the largest organization in the world when it comes to fighting hunger. "I w
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 17 days ago
— the largest organization in the world when it comes to fighting hunger. "I was the first person of color to lead the WFP," Cousin said. "... When you're in sub-Saharan Africa or India, then you're talking about black and brown people around... Read more
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New Kerala
The Earliest City in China - Lixian held World Chengtoushan Rice-Farming Civilization Forum - newkerala news #276167overseas. It also invited guest speakers including Ms. Caroline Legros, the Dep
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
overseas. It also invited guest speakers including Ms. Caroline Legros, the Deputy Director of the World Food Programmer's (WFP) China office to speak at the opening ceremony, Professor Luo Xiwen, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering,... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US is also working on sending back Rohingya refugees to Myanmar: Ambassadorin Cox's Bazar on Thursday. Bernicat said that the United States contributed $
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 days ago
in Cox's Bazar on Thursday. Bernicat said that the United States contributed $6 million to the World Food Programme or WFP as humanitarian aid for Bangladesh to tackle Rohingya crisis. The amount is in addition to the one million her country... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
UK, US pledge more aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshin Myanmar, announced on Thursday that it would provide an additional $6 millio
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 days ago
in Myanmar, announced on Thursday that it would provide an additional $6 million to the UN World Food Programme, or WFP, through the US Agency for International Development or USAID. “This funding is in addition to the $1 million provided... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Actress Omo Sexy Raises Concern Over Abandoned Tourist Siteinternationally, brutally and stop the mediocrity," Newsmen report that Jalade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
internationally, brutally and stop the mediocrity," Newsmen report that Jalade-Ekeinde who is also a UN WFP ambassador, has made 300 or so features, from the 1996 Mortal Inheritance to the 2010 superproduction Ijé, shot partly on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Scaling Back Dadaab Operations as Population and Funding Declinefacing reduced allotments of nutritional foods and a possible overall reduction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
facing reduced allotments of nutritional foods and a possible overall reductions in rations, the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Wednesday. Due to funding shortfalls for its work in Kenya, WFP said "supercereal" is no longer being... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
LDS Church Donates $11 Million To Aid Starving In Africa And Middle Eastconsistently stepped up to help those who need it most in times of emergency,”
The Chattanoogan / Posted 18 days ago
consistently stepped up to help those who need it most in times of emergency,” said Prerana Issar, World Food Programme (WFP) director of private sector partnerships. “Their trust in WFP and their compassion and drive to help those who cannot... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
UN draws up plan to feed up to 700,000 Rohingyatogether have now set a plan for a new influx of 700,000. We can cover if the n
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
together have now set a plan for a new influx of 700,000. We can cover if the new influx reaches 700,000,” said the WFP’s deputy chief in Bangladesh, Dipayan Bhattacharyya, on Wednesday. Rohingya have been fleeing Rakhine state in northeast... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UN plans food aid for up to 700 000 Rohingya480 000 fled to Bangladesh over the past month and arrivals continue. A senior
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
480 000 fled to Bangladesh over the past month and arrivals continue. A senior official from the UN's World Food Program (WFP) told AFP they were now prepared to provide massive food and other emergency aid if the influx continues in coming... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN plans food aid for up to 700,000 Rohingya480,000 fled to Bangladesh over the past month and arrivals continue. A senior
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
480,000 fled to Bangladesh over the past month and arrivals continue. A senior official from the UN's World Food Program (WFP) told AFP they were now prepared to provide massive food and other emergency aid if the influx continues in coming... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh now 700,000 plus: UNDujarric said. More than 200,000 people have received an emergency supply of hi
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
Dujarric said. More than 200,000 people have received an emergency supply of high-energy biscuits. He also said the WFP is especially concerned about the health of women and children arriving hungry and malnourished and is providing nearly... Read more
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Blogcritics.org
Food and Drink Archives | Page 10 of 48 | Blogcritics Blogcritics The critical lens on today's culture & entertainmen
Blogcritics.org / Posted 20 days ago
| Blogcritics Blogcritics The critical lens on today's culture & entertainment WFP got its start helping Syria rebuild from World War I and is aiding many victims of conflict there today. The cuts to food... Read more
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